Centre for Information, Communication & Educational Technology (CICET)

Government College of Engineering Kannur, being an institution owned and operated by the Government of Kerala, has service to society as its primary objective. Centre for Information, Communication and Educational Technology (CICET) is a Government College of Engineering Kannur initiative for dissemination of the benefits of the latest ICT-enabled technologies to the common public. The mission of the centre is to leverage the expertise and knowhow of its faculty spanning different disciplines for the benefit of the society through research, consultancy, conceptualization and implementation of projects.
CICET, through its intended functions, shall act as a common link between the general public and the government so that the socially beneficial programmes of the government are reaching the intended beneficiaries.
This interdisciplinary centre is headed by a Centre Coordinator who shall be a senior faculty member of the institution. The functions of the Centre include, but are not limited to, the following.

  • Design and Development of new ICT-enabled teaching methodologies
  • Application development for effective teaching-learning processes
  • Content creation, storage and dissemination for educational purposes
  • Implementation of smart classrooms with cost-effective and efficient communication equipments
  • Act as a nodal centre for all information on contemporary technologies on agriculture, self employment among others.
  • Database design, Data collection and Implementation of Data-intensive socially relevant projects
  • Act as recognized centre for ICT-enabled training activities and for conduct of online assessments
  • Provide a platform for its students to contribute towards solving the problems of the common people through judicious use of information technology.


The major ongoing projects of CICET are given below.

  • Smart Eye – Establishing a Local Area Network among the 90 Local Bodies of Kannur District Panchayath to interconnect different offices and setting up of camera surveillance system and different add on services such as Video Conference System, Panic Button System, and Traffic monitoring system etc. of rupees 400 lakhs.
  • Third Eye – A camera surveillance system of 185 cameras spread over 300 square kilometers of Thalipparamba Assembly Constituency, Kerala State using a hybrid network of Fiberoptics and 5 Ghz unlicensed Wi-Fi system by using the Asset Development Fund of Sri James Mathew MLA of rupees 150 Lakhs. The surveillance network can be operated as a LAN without the help of the Internet.
  • Creation of a Virtual Interactive Learning Platform for Educational Institutions in Taliparamba Assembly Constituency, Kerala State (Funded by Kerala State IT Mission, Govt. of Kerala: Total project cost- Rs. 300 Lakhs)
  • Educational Content Creation in Local Dialect (Under Kannur Classrooms Project- Implemented by Kannur District Administration)


Dr. P. Sooraj

Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Coordinator, CICET
Government College of Engineering Kannur
Parassinikadavu P.O
Kannur, Kerala – 670 563
Phone: +91-9895735383
Email: sooraj@gcek.ac.in

Bineesh K.B

Computer Programmer
Government College of Engineering Kannur
Phone - 9446465203
Email: bineeshkb2gcek.ac.in